MusicTheory.net: This is the site where you can practice all things theory! We will talk about this in your lesson, but ask me if you want the info on how to best use this site! I have tips!! :)

Music Resource Guide for Students: Woah! No matter what you're looking for, I think you can find it on the lists on this site! Special thanks to Boy Scout Noah for the recommendation to add this as a resource. This is a great site to check out, especially if you're doing any music research projects or papers. :) 

Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS): Metro area audition-level youth symphony program with 8 ability-based groupings from a strings-only, advanced-beginner level to the collegiate-level touring symphony. Rehearsals held throughout the metro on weekday evenings.

Minnesota Youth Symphonies (MYS): Metro area audition-level youth symphony program with 4 ability-based groupings for string musicians. From a strings-only, advanced-beginner level to the collegiate-level touring symphony. Rehearsals are in St. Paul every Saturday morning for all groups.

All Strings Attached: Highly-recommended full-service shop for orchestral string instruments located on Olson Memorial Highway in Golden Valley in St. Louis Park. They have a second location in Stillwater as well. Instrument purchase, rental and repair on all string instruments. Assorted required and supplemental books/music, as well as supplies, gifts and other fun stuff! *Violin/Viola/Cello/Bass only

Schmitt Music Center: Highly-recommended full-service shop located in Hopkins/Minnetonka on Wayzata Blvd near the 394 and Hopkins Crossroad intersection. Instrument purchase, rental and repair on all string instruments. A wealth of required and supplemental books/music, for all instruments (piano too!), as well as supplies, gifts and other fun stuff!

Laursen Piano Service: Highly-recommended piano tuning and repair service. (The only one I use for my piano!) They advertise pianos for sale on their website, and also offer moving and storage services, but you won't need that! :) 

TheHomeSchoolMom: Resources, guidance, curriculum and support for Homeschool families. 

Minnetonka Coalition for Equitable Education: Resources, learning materials and local events supporting educational equity for all students (BIPOC focus)